Chemical Name: 4-Methyl-5-(2-pyrazinyl)-3H-1,2-dithiole-3-thione
Biological Activity Nrf2 activator; activates Nrf, which binds to antioxidant response elements (AREs) and induces Phase-I and -II drug-metabolizing enzymes including CYP2B and NQO1. Also increases mRNA levels of multiple hepatic xenobiotic transporters. Elevates expression of genes encoding anti-oxidant and multidrug resistance-associated proteins. Displays chemopreventive activity.
Soluble to 50 mM in DMSO
Store at +4°C
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